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Celtic cognates

Celtic cognates

Adjectives | Conjunctions | Pronouns | Verbs | People | Animals | Birds | Fish | Parts of the body | Colours | Numbers | Time expressions | Musical terms | Trees | Other words

Celtiadur - a collection of Celtic cognates (includes definitions, pronunciation, etymologies, and older Celtic languages).

Words marked with an asterisk are archaic and/or used only in place names. The Cornish words shown are in the Standard Written Form (Furv Skrifys Savonek) of Cornish. The Breton words are in Peurunvan/Modern Standard Spelling.


Trees

Gaeilge
(Irish)
Gàidhlig
(Gaelic)
Gaelg
(Manx)
Cymraeg
(Welsh)
Kernewek
(Cornish)
Brezhoneg
(Breton)
English
crann crann croan pren pren prenn tree
wood
bush
branch
timber
craobh craobh crouw
bile bile billey
fiodh fiodh fuygh gwŷdd gwydh gwez wood
trees
timber
forest
coed koos koad
beith beith beih bedw besewen bezv birch (tree)
coll coll
calltainn
coull coll koll kelvez hazel (tree)
cuileann cuileann cullyn celyn(en) kelyn(nen) kelen(enn) holly (tree)
dair
doire
dair
darach
darragh
darrag
dâr
derw(en)
dar
derw(en)
derv oak (tree)
fearnóg feàrna farney gwern gwern gwern alder (tree)
fuinseog fuinnseag
uinnseann
unjin onn onn onn ash (tree)
iúr iubhar
iùbhar
euar efwr
ewr
evor evor yew (tree)
hogweed
alder
eo iodh yw ewin iwin
ivin
leamhán leamhan lhiouan llwyf elow evlec'h elm (tree)
linden
lime (tree)
saileach seileach shellagh helygen (sg)
helyg (pl)
helygen (sg)
helyk (pl)
halegenn (sg)
haleg (pl)
willow (tree)

Celtic cognates

Adjectives | Conjunctions | Pronouns | Verbs | People | Animals | Birds | Fish | Parts of the body | Colours | Numbers | Time expressions | Musical terms | Trees | Other words

Celtiadur - a collection of Celtic cognates (includes definitions, pronunciation, etymologies, and older Celtic languages).

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Links

Stòr-fhaclan Co-dhàimheil Ceilteach (Database of Celtic cognates)
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/gaidhlig/faclair/scc/lorg.php

McBain's Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language
http://www.ceantar.org/Dicts/MB2/

Information about Celtic languages

Breton, Celtiberian, Cornish, Cumbric, Gaulish, Irish, Lepontic, Lusitanian, Manx, Scottish Gaelic, Tartessian, Welsh


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